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Descriptor English: Lolium
Descriptor Spanish: Lolium
Descriptor Portuguese: Lolium
Descriptor French: Lolium
Entry term(s): Grass, Rye
Rye Grass
Ryegrass
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.822.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008129
Scope note: Common member of the Gramineae family used as cattle FODDER. It harbors several fungi and other parasites toxic to livestock and people and produces allergenic compounds, especially in its pollen. The most commonly seen varieties are L. perenne, L. multiflorum, and L. rigidum.
Annotation: do not confuse entry term RYE GRASS with RYE see SECALE
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Grasses (1966-1985)
Rye (1966-1985)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under GRASSES 1986-90
History Note: 91(86); was see under GRASSES 1986-90
DeCS ID: 19537
Unique ID: D008129
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1985/05/03
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Lolium - Preferred
Concept UI M0012675
Scope note Common member of the Gramineae family used as cattle FODDER. It harbors several fungi and other parasites toxic to livestock and people and produces allergenic compounds, especially in its pollen. The most commonly seen varieties are L. perenne, L. multiflorum, and L. rigidum.
Preferred term Lolium
Entry term(s) Grass, Rye
Rye Grass
Ryegrass



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